Francesco Landini

(c. 1325—1397)

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(b Florence, 1325; d Florence, 1397).

It. composer, who lost his sight as child but played org., lute, fl., and other instrs. Comp. madrigals and over 140 ballate (type of virelai). Org., monastery of S. Trinità, Florence, 1361; capellanus, church of S. Lorenzo, 1365–97.

Subjects: Music.

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